Who We Are

The Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) is composed of editors, writers, publishers, photographers, public relations/advertising practitioners, industry association leaders, manufacturers and others involved in green industry communications.

Upcoming Events

31st TOCA Annual Meeting
August 25-27, 2020
Crowne Plaza Denver
Denver, Colorado

July 11-14
Columbus, OH

October 21-23
Kentucky Expo Center
Louisville, KY

TOCA Breakfast @GIE+Expo
Thursday, October 22
7:30 a.m.

Current News

2020 TOCA Annual Meeting

By Kristy Mach, Executive Director The TOCA Annual Meeting is the marquee event of the year for the organization. This year, the meeting will take place in Denver, April 28-30. If you’re looking to bring more colleagues and friends to the TOCA meeting, you might be interested in what some other first-timers had to say […]

Winter Running: Is it Overrated?

By Dan Gardner, TOCA Special Running Correspondent Now that the holidays are over and we’ve given proper reverence to our selected “turkey or other relevant main course,” it’s time to get back to some serious conditioning. REALLY. Where there is snow on the ground/roadways, running in the northern states can sometimes be challenging. However, wintertime […]

President’s Message – 2019 Reflection

By Russell Warner, TOCA Board President As you read this article, it’s 2020. But being that my column is due before Christmas, I can’t help but reflect on the year that has passed and all I am thankful for. Besides, it’s never too late to give thanks, right? TOCA has brought me so many things […]

Syngenta Dollar Spot Solutions Website

Gardner Award Winner for New Media – Marketing Communications: Websites We asked Lyndsey Newnam, vice president of G&S Business Communications, the following questions about their winning project, “Syngenta Dollar Spot Solutions Website.” Please briefly describe your winning project. Dollar spot is the most prevalent turf disease, especially in the Northeast and Midwest (United States). If […]